Imagineering: Audio-Animatronics® and Robotics

Ages
Grades 6‑12
Date
Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri | 10am–noon & 1–3pm
Cost
$10 student, $12 adult
Location
Learning Center

In the galleries, students learn the history of Audio-Animatronics®technology, first invented by WED Enterprises during the early 1960s. During this hands-on team workshop, students become Imagineers and are challenged to navigate Sphero SPRK robots using block computer programming.

 

Registration for the 2019–2020 academic year begins on August 1, 2019. Please email schoolexperience@wdfmuseum.org if you have any questions.

Other Programs

  • Students take a tour of our newest special exhibition, Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World, with gallery activities and group discussions centered around one-of-a-kind Mickey artworks and objects. In the Learning Center, students bring to life their own animated characters using a Crankie box —illustrated stories literally cranked around two scrolls with a viewing screen. Students are welcome to self-guide through the main museum galleries before or after the workshop finishes.
    Limited time only: September 4, 2019 to January 6, 2020
    10am–noon and 1–3pm | Mon, Wed, Thu, & Fri | Grades 3–8